Auction 169, Lot 102

"North America", Wilkes, J.

Subject: North America

Period: 1796 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.4 x 9.1 inches
18.8 x 23.1 cm

This finely engraved small map of North America features a River of the West reaching close to the headwaters of the Mississippi. Florida is divided into East and West Florida, and a massive Louisiana Territory takes up much of the central United States. Cenis is named, and New Albion and Quivira appear in the west. A series of four mountain ranges rise in the western basin.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/12/2018

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